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BENEFITS OF WALKING

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Most seniors are unable to keep a rigorous workout routine. You may not be aware that a brisk daily walk can have almost the same positive effect on your body as high impact exercise. Seniors who keep a brisk walking routine have lower weight, lower BMI, and benefit from better health outcomes.   Walking can be performed virtually anywhere. There is no need for a gym membership, at home exercise equipment, and expensive physical trainers….

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SENIOR LIVE IN CAREGIVERS

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When looking for a live in caregiver in Connecticut there are a number of important things to keep in mind. Not everyone is aware of the complicated laws regulating the home care industry. Is your home care agency providing you with the best possible care while being in compliance with regulatory procedure on both a state and federal level? Are you allowed to hire a caregiver and pay them yourself? What are your tax and…

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REDUCING ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA RISK

Alzheimer's and dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the scariest diagnoses a person can receive. A slowly progressing disease, which robs you of memory and life, is a scary way to face our ultimate demise. Making things worse, is a never ending feeling of hopelessness. Is there anything we can do to avoid Alzheimer’s Disease? Do the things we do in our midlife affect our brain later as it ages? Are there things we can do later on…

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10 EARLY ALZHEIMER’S SYMPTOMS

Alzheimer's disease

Millions of Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease. Since current treatments are unable to effectively slow down diseases progression, people experiencing memory symptoms are often living in fear of having Alzheimer’s. What are some of the real early warning signs? When should we be concerned? Alzheimer’s Disease is more than memory loss. Symptoms can manifest themselves in multiple ways. If you notice any of the warning signs below speak to your doctor. Early detection can…

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12 THINGS TO ASK YOUR HOME CARE AGENCY

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Finding the correct caregiver for your loved one may be a life changing decision. A compassionate, professional, caregiver will keep your loved one safe, physically active and mentally engaged, creating an environment, which is safe and constructive for greater quality of life. Unfortunately, a qualified caregiver, or home care agency, is hard to find. Ask these questions before hiring a home care agency to ensure that your loved one is in good hands: 1. Do…

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